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Welcome to CITYpeek Patti's FOOD & WINE/Spirits Blog.
Come journey along with our CITYPEEK CEO, Patti Neumann, as she nibbles, sips and shares her taste buds as she travels round the world.

National Happy Hour Day-why Happy Hour matters

National Happy Hour Day-why Happy Hour matters


Today is special in its own way, but even more so, as it is National Happy Hour Day.  It a reason to drink, sip, savor your favorite cocktail. But, almost every day,...Read More
 Celebrate Bubbles on the 5th International Champagne Day

Celebrate Bubbles on the 5th International Champagne Day


You can call it luxurious. You can call it sparkling wine. But only if it is from France, may you call it champagne! Today Champenois are reaping the rewards of many...Read More
Four Seasons Launches East Coast Food Truck Tour,  #FSFoodTruck

Four Seasons Launches East Coast Food Truck Tour, #FSFoodTruck


Four Seasons Launches East Coast Food Truck Tour by Patti Neumann @Citypeekpatti In an effort to create more awareness, build brand loyalty and down to earth grass-...Read More
Zuccardi A Series to Zeta- A to Z

Zuccardi A Series to Zeta- A to Z


Three years ago, I had the distinct pleasure to go to a wine luncheon at the then newly opened, Black Olive Inn hosted by the family Zuccardi of Argentina, their distributor...Read More
Scavenger Hunt worth the prize: Chateau Lafite Rothschild

Scavenger Hunt worth the prize: Chateau Lafite Rothschild


Now, I do like a challenge and I may have met one to take. BIN 604 Wine Sellers, located in Baltimore, MD, just announced that it will be hiding a bottle of 2010 Chateau...Read More
Now You Can Pay Your Dinner Bill with OpenTable using your mobile phone

Now You Can Pay Your Dinner Bill with OpenTable using your mobile phone


Staying relevant and being the first, bringing the best to market is paramount in today’s fast-paced, mobile, I-want-it-now world. I call WWW the World WILD Web, as...Read More
A Tale of 2 William Hill Chardonnay\'s

A Tale of 2 William Hill Chardonnay's


A Tale of 2 Chardonnay's, William Hill. by CITYPEEK Patti Neumann Recently, after over-indulging in red varietals, I developed what I call the “Over 40...Read More
Naked Wines is looking for angels

Naked Wines is looking for angels


NakedWines.com is on a mission to make boutique wine accessible to anyone who isn’t lucky enough to live in wine country, anyone who is tired of the predictable...Read More
It\'s time for Rose Wine to quench the Summer Heat

It's time for Rose Wine to quench the Summer Heat


It is Summer, it’s hot and humid days are already among us. It is time to stray away from Malbec, Cabernet and heavy drinks, time to get cooled off and head to chilled...Read More
Steak tartare recipe, quintessential French dish d\'amour

Steak tartare recipe, quintessential French dish d'amour


Oooola-la, am I enjoying my expereince in the South of France. Especially, the incredibly fresh ingredients you can not only taste, but smell. Two of the quintessential,...Read More
American Express The Centurion Lounge is Platinum

American Express The Centurion Lounge is Platinum


As a Platinum American Express cardholder and traveler, I am always inspired by the fine service and amenities offered by the AmEx team. Here is yet another feature from...Read More
Preakness Stakes Official Cocktail and Recipe: Black Eyed Susan

Preakness Stakes Official Cocktail and Recipe: Black Eyed Susan


It's Preakness Time, Hon! The second jewel in horse racing's Triple Crown, the 139th Annual Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course is this Saturday, May 17. Thirsty...Read More
La Nuit en Rose- A evening of Sipping & Swirling Rose Wines

La Nuit en Rose- A evening of Sipping & Swirling Rose Wines


Have you gone to the other side and fallen in love with the latest trend in wine-rosé? You know, it's not your mother's white zinfindel! Rose varietals are taking...Read More
CITY PEEK Favorites: Natasha’s Just Brittle-it\'s like the Fruit of the Month Club, but sweeter!

CITY PEEK Favorites: Natasha’s Just Brittle-it's like the Fruit of the Month Club, but sweeter!


One of my Newest CITY PEEK Favorites: Natasha’s Just BrittleNatasha’s Just Brittle, an online Baltimore artisan gourmet treat business has announced its official...Read More
Stacy\'s Pita Chips: One of my favorite PEEKS

Stacy's Pita Chips: One of my favorite PEEKS


A Peek of My Favorite Things: STACY's PITA CHIPSI love them, salted or "simply naked" crunchy, ever so fresh. Then, there is the cinnamon sugar satiating my...Read More
What makes a Wine Kosher for Passover?

What makes a Wine Kosher for Passover?


Why is Passover Wine Different than All other Wines?By Patti Neumann, CEO, CITYPEEK Food & Wine So, with all of your Passover plans, you may have wondered just what...Read More
Happy International Pineapple Day

Happy International Pineapple Day


Happy International Pineapple Day How might you celebrate? The flesh and juice of the pineapple are used in cuisines around the world. In many tropical countries, pineapple...Read More
 Ruth\'s Chris Steak House partners with Penfolds, for global launch of Penfolds Bin 9 Cabernet Sauvignon

Ruth's Chris Steak House partners with Penfolds, for global launch of Penfolds Bin 9 Cabernet Sauvignon


On March 13,. On March 13thRuth's Chris Steak House partners with Penfolds to celebrate the inaugural release of a brand new Bin – Penfolds Bin 9.  In...Read More
Think You Know About Wines? CITYPEEK Sip & Swirl Can Help.

Think You Know About Wines? CITYPEEK Sip & Swirl Can Help.


Being in the food and wine business, I’ve sampled a lot of great vino. Many asked how I got so lucky, and I had an “a-ha” moment. Why not share my good...Read More
One of my favorite PEEKS: Cushman\'s Fruit Company-the HoneyBell

One of my favorite PEEKS: Cushman's Fruit Company-the HoneyBell


One of my favorite PEEKS: Cushman's Fruit Company.I know it must be Winter when I get 'that' catalogue; the one with the hard-to-resist, juicy oranges and...Read More

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